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Prudential – USO discuss importance of financial readiness for transition

Earlier this month, the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families held a two-day summit to discuss the issue of financial readiness for transition from military to civilian life. Experts from the financial sector, government and academia gathered to discuss the state of current programs and research. In recent years, Prudential and the USO have partnered to provide financial curriculum that can address the needs. Chuck Sevola and Jim Beamesderfer from Prudential and Kylee Durant of the USO discuss their partnership and how it is addressing a critical need.


Financial wellness in terms of transition is a very […]

By |February 22nd, 2018|Audio, Events, News|0 Comments

USC summit spotlights key area for veteran success: financial readiness

Financial wellness is essential for veterans to find success after leaving the military, but research shows many are unprepared for the new challenges of civilian life.

For many veterans, this new chapter marks the first time they’ll have to pay and budget for food, housing, insurance and more.

In an effort to address this issue, the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families (CIR) at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, along with Prudential, held a two-day summit Feb. 8-9 at the Radisson Hotel at USC that brought together the expertise of individuals in the financial sector, […]

By |February 16th, 2018|Events, News|0 Comments